The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / Scotland
Rank - 163 153
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.068% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 839 1280 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.49% 43.58% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 540 765 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing iSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Scotland

iSeries
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Scotland.

Salary trend for iSeries in Scotland

iSeries
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Server Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Unix